India needs oppn that is not afraid of ruling party; Mamata should be PM: Swamy

India needs oppn that is not afraid of ruling party; Mamata should be PM: Swamy

[ad_1] Kolkata: Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Subramanian Swamy said on Tuesday that the country needs a genuine opposition which is not afraid of the ruling party. Describing West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee as someone who cannot be “blackmailed”, he said she should be the prime minister of … Read more

Movie ‘The Kerala Story’ an attempt to destroy state’s communal harmony: Ruling CPI(M)

Movie ‘The Kerala Story’ an attempt to destroy state’s communal harmony: Ruling CPI(M)

[ad_1] Thiruvananthapuram: The ruling CPI(M) and opposition Congress in Kerala on Friday lashed out against the controversial upcoming movie ‘The Kerala Story’, saying freedom of expression was not a licence to spew venom in society, and the film was an attempt to destroy the communal harmony of the state. ‘The Kerala Story’, written and directed … Read more

Lawmakers stay in their lanes on Supreme Court abortion pill ruling

Lawmakers stay in their lanes on Supreme Court abortion pill ruling

[ad_1] On Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he will “live with whatever decision” eventually emerges from the court, while also attacking abortion as a practice and citing his previous support for national legislation limiting it. “It’s a human rights issue,” Graham said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “At 15 weeks you have a … Read more

Cong slams govt over Antigua and Barbuda court’s Choksi ruling

Cong slams govt over Antigua and Barbuda court’s Choksi ruling

[ad_1] New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday attacked the Centre after a court in Antigua and Barbuda reportedly ordered that fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi cannot be removed from the Caribbean country, alleging that this happened due to the government’s “negligence”. The opposition party also alleged that “repeated negligence” shows that this is being done “intentionally”. … Read more

White House says ignoring judge’s abortion pill ruling would set a ‘dangerous precedent’

White House says ignoring judge’s abortion pill ruling would set a ‘dangerous precedent’

[ad_1] The White House said on Monday that it would be a “dangerous precedent” for the administration to ignore a federal judge’s decision last week blocking the sale of an abortion pill. “But I’ll say this, you know, as a dangerous precedent is set for the court to set aside the FDA’s and expert judgment … Read more

South Carolina Republican says to ignore FDA abortion pill ruling

South Carolina Republican says to ignore FDA abortion pill ruling

[ad_1] The ruling was appealed by the Biden administration as lawmakers, including Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), called on President Joe Biden to use his executive powers to protect the drugs’ availability even sooner. Hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States use the medication both for abortions and treating … Read more

Democrats are prepping an amicus brief asking for an appeals court to stay a Texas court’s ruling suspending the FDA’s approval of mifepristone.

Democrats are prepping an amicus brief asking for an appeals court to stay a Texas court’s ruling suspending the FDA’s approval of mifepristone.

[ad_1] The effort is being led by Democratic leaders in both chambers. [ad_2] #Democrats #prepping #amicus #appeals #court #stay #Texas #courts #ruling #suspending #FDAs #approval #mifepristone ( With inputs from : www.politico.com )

Post Gujarat HC’s ruling, AAP begins ‘show your degree’ campaign

Post Gujarat HC’s ruling, AAP begins ‘show your degree’ campaign

[ad_1] The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has begun a ‘show your degree’ campaign and urged BJP politicians to do the same. Delhi education minister Atishi, began the campaign a week after the Gujarat High Court fined Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Rs 25,000 for requesting details of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s degrees when the information … Read more

Ignore the courts? Some Democrats say Texas abortion pill ruling demands it.

Ignore the courts? Some Democrats say Texas abortion pill ruling demands it.

[ad_1] Now, senators, representatives, state officials and advocacy groups are calling on President Joe Biden to defy the U.S. District Court judge and use his executive powers to protect the drugs’ availability even before the case is heard by the conservative-leaning 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. “I believe the Food and Drug Administration has … Read more

7 questions from the Texas ruling on abortion pills

7 questions from the Texas ruling on abortion pills

[ad_1] What are abortion pills and why are they important? The FDA first approved Mifeprex in 2000 and mifepristone, a generic version, in 2019. The drug, which blocks a hormone called progesterone needed for a viable pregnancy, is usually taken in combination with a medicine called misoprostol to end a pregnancy during the first 10 … Read more